FORT WAYNE — Indiana Center for Middle East Peace will be hosting Israeli human rights journalist, Amira Hass, the only Jewish journalist living in the West Bank.

She’ll be speaking at Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry Street, at 6:30pm Thursday.

Her topic is “A Jewish Journalist Discusses the Israeli Occupation.” The Israeli journalist, author and columnist for daily newspaper,

Ha’aretz, covers Palestinian affairs in the West Bank and Gaza. She is the only Jewish reporter living in the West Bank.

Hass is the only child of a Jewish mother who survived nine months in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, and a Jewish father who survived three wartime years in a ghetto. She writes and speaks about the dilemmas of an Israeli journalist covering Israeli colonialism.

The event is free and open to public. More information can be found online at

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